New Book

The Great Cholesterol Myth

…When I was invited to co-author a book with Dr. Jonny Bowden—a leading nutritionist who knows my position on statin therapy and the over-treating of cholesterol numbers instead of people—I jumped at the opportunity to spread this message even wider. Our new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth was just…

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Winter Survival for Your Body and Mind

…growing epidemic of diastolic dysfunction, heart failure, and how vibrations and frequencies affect the body. I’ll also be sharing content from my new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth. There will also be opportunities to join me in some yoga with two certified instructors I’m bringing along—our personal…

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When You’re the Caregiver, Don’t Forget to Care for Yourself

…own. Yet, there is some relief if you are able to find the right place, qualified care providers, and a supportive environment with the potential for new friendships. So, what can you do if you find yourself in a similar situation? * Honor your feelings. Too often, caregivers push aside their own feelings…

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Integrative Therapy in Cardiology

As those of you who have been following Dr. Sinatra for a while now are fully aware that he is part of a new breed in medicine—a proponent of integrative therapy in medicine. And nothing makes him more stimulated than sharing ideas with like-minded professionals who don't need convincing about the…

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The Heart-Health/Skin-Health Connection

…literary work entitled Forever Young: The Science of Nutrigenomics for Glowing, Wrinkle-Free Skin and Radiant Health at Every Age with Atria Books. This book highlights his most recent anti-aging research findings: findings that led him down a path and into the exciting frontier of nutrigenomics. I…

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Can You Follow a Strict, Healthy Vegetarian Diet?

“Some of you have been asking me for my opinion about the new movie “Forks Over Knives” which includes Dr. Campbell who wrote the book The China Study. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, in his book, Campbell suggests that many so-called “normal” illnesses of aging aren’t actually…

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Protect From Exposure to Radiation

…Gittleman gave me a call about her concerns. She feels the threat is real, and offered some of her tactics. Ann Louise has authored many books on health; her most recent book is titled “Zapped! Why Your Cell Phone Should Not be Your Alarm Clock.” Speaking of alarms, I agree with her that we should sound…

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…protection from skin cancer. But now there’s a new danger to worry about, too. I always knew that some sunscreens contain harmful ingredients, and that those made with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide were safe to use. Now, after reading the book Sunscreens- Biohazards: Treat as Hazardous Waste, I’ve…

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We Can Knock Out Cancer--Right Now!

…spending an evening at the home of Suzanne Somers in Palm Springs. Suzanne hosted a warm reception for MDs and others who had contributed to her recent book Knockout: Interviews with doctors who are curing cancer... and how to prevent it in the first place. What an experience! Imagine an evening mingling…

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Rosemary to the Rescue

…orbit this summer. And, stay tuned for more on Dr Sinatra’s new book about foods that heal. For even more great recipes and information on cardiovascular nutrition, check out Dr. Sinatra’s Web site. Lamb a la Rosemary * one organic New Zealand rack of lamb * 1-2 tablespoons of grapeseed (preferred…

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Why CoQ10 Can Literally Save Your Life

…first reads was Emile Blizakov’s book (pictured with me, at left), The Miracle Nutrient—Coenzyme Q10 in 1986. Our shared enthusiasm for CoQ10 was the foundation for a wonderful friendship that lasted until he passed. Dr. Blizakov even reviewed and edited my book, The Coenzyme Q10 Phenomenon. From…

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The Blood Lipids Ratio to Watch

…lipids ratio that’s over 5:1. (Learn more about this ratio in my new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease—and the Statin-Free Plan That Will, available at Amazon and other book retailers.) If your HDL/triglyceride blood lipids ratio is high, how…

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This Year, Take Time to Touch the Hearts of Others

…year, more than ever, I am so aware of how blessed I am to have a home and loved ones to go to. Too many folks back in my home state of New York—as well as New Jersey, Connecticut, and other states—are still digging out from under the recent rampage and wreckage of hurricane Sandy. My wife Jan traveled…

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The Truth About Green Tea Supplements

Some of you may have seen the same New York Times article I did this weekend, about a teenager who bought a green tea supplement for “fat burning” and ended up with severe liver damage. Now he’s waiting for a liver transplant. That article certainly provoked a lot of emotion—it even brought a…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…Louise Gittleman. For those of you who don’t know her, she’s a highly respected health pioneer, and an award-winning author of more 30 books, including the book Zapped about EMF exposure. I highly respect her work in holistic medicine. –Dr. Sinatra We’ve all been watching the tragic aftermath of…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…out a mental health professional to get to the root of the issue. 4. Irritable bowel. The idea that heart and bowel health are connected is neither new nor particularly unusual. Autopsies often reveal colons that are up to 80 percent clogged with waste material. The inflammation and toxicity associated…

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

…that I’ve long advocated the benefits of dark chocolate, eaten in moderation of course. It can absolutely be part of a heart-healthy diet. Now, two new studies have cited even more chocolate-specific health perks for your heart. The Benefits of Dark Chocolate: It Helps to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally…

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When It Comes to Heart Issues, Men Can Feel Emotional

…have heard a pin drop. My wife still tears up each time she tells or types those insightful words. Yes, when you have heart surgery, whether it’s a new valve or a bypass, someone reaches in and touches your heart. In that rich experience of human contact—a pair of hands trying to heal a stilled heart—there…

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On the Road with Dr. Sinatra: Summer Workshop at Kripalu Yoga Center

…“Could electrical frequencies from OUTSIDE the body affect it?” So exploring the new frontiers of science—radio frequencies, electromagnetic fields, “dirty electricity,” and wireless technologies—from his new metabolic cardiology perspective was a natural progression. What will make this Kripalu…

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Is Yoga Safe?

…at length about the need to modify or skip various poses in deference to the body. Call it irony, but the very next day an article came out in The New York Times called “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body”—speaking about the very same thing. So, is yoga safe? Yoga is very powerful medicine, helping…

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Handheld Devices Are a Serious Radiation Exposure Risk for Children

…with Handheld Devices is “Digital Dementia” In her Huffington Post article, Rowan also pointed out that teens and young adults are developing a new condition called “digital dementia.” It’s a term used to describe a deterioration in cognitive functioning that affects short term memory. One…

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